Are social media defamation cases worth it?

With the advent of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the myriad of other social media options the issue of defamation of character is on the rise in New South Wales Australia. And while there are laws…

Time constraints in your family law case that you should be aware of

If you and your spouse have decided to separate in contemplation of a probable divorce, you clearly have a lot to do and a lot to think about. It’s easy to lose track of deadlines. However, time…

What is the time limit for workers compensation claims?

Sustaining an injury that arises out of or in the course of your employment can be disconcerting and stressful. It is rare that anyone can afford uncompensated time off work and a physical injury…

What are the legalities around the government’s proposed pill testing at music festivals?

After the tragic deaths of several young music festival attendees, the debate about the pros and cons of pill testing has taken Parliament (and the internet) by storm. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian…

How to prepare your business for an acquisition

So, you are considering selling your business. Every small business owner should have an exit strategy, even if retirement or another career shift is not imminent. The time to begin planning is two…

What happens to assets that are held in a discretionary trust in Family Law?

Oftentimes families that have amassed a certain level of wealth are concerned about protecting their financial interests. As a result, they may put into place discretionary trusts to shield their…